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Bastle-Type Building North-East of Hillcrest, Henshaw

Description: Bastle-Type Building North-East of Hillcrest

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240777

OS Grid Reference: NY7670164355
OS Grid Coordinates: 376701, 564355
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9733, -2.3655

Location: Towhouse Green, Henshaw, Northumberland NE47 7EQ

Locality: Henshaw
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 7EQ

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Listing Text

NY 76 SE
(East side)
17/49 Bastle-type
building, north-
east of Hillcrest

Probably a bastle house, now workshop. Late C16-early C17 with alterations.
Squared rubble, corrugated-asbestos roof. Probably originally 2 storeys, now
a long low single-storey building, Massive roughly-squared quoins. Doorway
unusually set in centre of long wall rather than gable end: huge roughly-squared
alternating jambs and lintel with cambered top; chamfered inner edges, deep
rebate and drawbar socket. Boulder plinth and partly-blocked window on right
return. C20 openings on rear. Pitched roof.

Listing NGR: NY7670164355

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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